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It's one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and the awe-inspiring sight of the Grand Canyon on any ordinary day is stunning.
Erb, says Michael Whelan, is quite the bocha player. The American invited the Scot to be his team-mate for a game – which is similar to lawn bowls – at his retirement village in Phoenix. "He's 90-something," reveals Whelan, "and he still had a killer arm on him."
America’s top law enforcement official has condemned the “Stand Your Ground” laws spotlighted by the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial of his killer, George Zimmerman.
Those killed are named as it emerges all 19 deployed last-ditch personal fire shelters to no avail
He is already considering his next death-defying feat in New York
Armchair thrill-seekers will be able to watch a high-wire walker cross the Grand Canyon, Arizona without a harness on television late tonight.
Pole vaulter is only 21 in a discipline dominated by thirtysomethings but wants to be the third woman to jump five metres
Archaeologists excavating beneath Mexico’s Temple of the Feathered Serpent have discovered hundreds of mysterious yellow orbs.
Brandt Snedeker has moved to a career-best fourth in the world after following up back-to-back runners-up finishes with victory at the Pebble Beach Pro-am.
The former England midfielder travelled to a clinic in Arizona last week
Muhammad Ali's family have denied reports that his health is deteriorating after comments from his brother which claimed he was 'close to death.'
After a six-year silence, the Australian supermodel heads to the High Court
Muniz's career since 2006 has not matched the success of his hit show
Greg Rutherford was retracing his family roots yesterday. The London 2012 long jump champion had his Olympic gold medal with him for the launch of the 2013 European Team Championships at Gateshead, across the Tyne from St James' Park, where his late great-grandfather won three top-flight titles as a flying winger with the footballing Magpies in Edwardian times.
It's the city that never stands still, but Simon Calder finds that the bright lights remain as warm as ever
The date when stone-age humans first invented the lethal technology of spears and arrows has been set back many thousands of years with the discovery of small stone blades dating to 71,000 years ago.